MGC makes green floral arrangements

MGC makes green floral arrangements

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — When creating floral displays, some florists use materials that are not eco-friendly. Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., to learn how to minimize the use of materials that pollute the environment in your own floral arrangements.  Edith Villavicencio, owner […]

Nutley/Columbia co-op hockey seeks another great season

Nutley/Columbia co-op hockey seeks another great season

NUTLEY/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — During the 2018-19 scholastic hockey season, one of the biggest stories was that a co-op team representing Morris Knolls/Morris Hills won a state championship. Morris Hills has been involved in league play since the 1958-59 season, but until last winter had never earned a championship. In the local area, last winter was […]

WO students urged to ‘Unleash Their Power’ at Disability Mentoring Day

WO students urged to ‘Unleash Their Power’ at Disability Mentoring Day

EAST HANOVER, NJ — Novartis recently welcomed nearly 100 students with disabilities, several of whom came from West Orange High School, to the company’s East Hanover campus for its 12th annual Disability Mentoring Day.  Local colleges, companies and a disability nonprofit organization with strong inclusion policies presented information on the resources and support they provide […]

Saluting the Essex Troop

Saluting the Essex Troop

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A new historical marker in front of the armory on Pleasant Valley Way honors the home of the 102nd Cavalry of the Essex Troop. Members posed as the unveiling took place in a brief ceremony on Nov. 16. The Essex Troop dates to 1890 and the armory in West Orange has […]

Freeholders honor local servicemen at Veterans Day celebration

Freeholders honor local servicemen at Veterans Day celebration

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently held its 2019 Veterans Celebration at the Hall of Records, honoring the patriotism and sacrifice of the men and women who have served the United States, and recognizing specific veterans of Essex County for their service. The Freeholders presented the honorees with framed commendations, […]

Learn to tell your story through drawing and video

Learn to tell your story through drawing and video

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Public Library, 65 Scotland Road, will present “Our Stories,” a two-part workshop for all ages, this December. On Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m., attend “Graphics & Words” with Elly Lonon, the local author of “Amongst the Liberal Elite,” a graphic novel satire. On Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 […]

Tax preparer and husband plead guilty to tax fraud scheme

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney Gen. Gurbir Grewal announced Nov. 22 that a tax preparer, her husband and a co-conspirator were sentenced to prison or face prison after pleading guilty for their roles in a scheme in which they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars by filing false tax returns with the state of Hawaii to […]

Essex County man charged with identity fraud, laundering money

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man was charged Nov. 21 for his role in a multimillion-dollar money laundering conspiracy and for using a stolen identity in furtherance of the scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Edwin Deleon-Batista, 36, of Newark, is charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to launder drug proceeds and […]

South Orange man shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Sabor A. Townes, 22, of South Orange, according to a Nov. 20 press release from the prosecutor’s office. Townes was shot at 80 Clinton Place in Newark. Two other […]

Essex County man charged with distributing and possessing child pornography

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County man was indicted Nov. 20 on a charge of distributing and possessing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Keith Voolgaris, 62, of Newark, is charged by indictment with one count of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Voolgaris was initially charged […]

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